pass out


pass out
v. faint, lose consciousness distribute, deliver to (e.g. "I will pass out the information sheets you handed me in class to all the students")

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Pass Out — «Pass Out» …   Википедия

  • pass out — {v.}, {informal} 1. To lose consciousness; faint. * /She went back to work while she was still sick, and finally she just passed out./ Compare: GIVE OUT(3). 2. or {slang}[pass out cold] To drop into a drunken stupor; become unconscious from drink …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pass out — {v.}, {informal} 1. To lose consciousness; faint. * /She went back to work while she was still sick, and finally she just passed out./ Compare: GIVE OUT(3). 2. or {slang}[pass out cold] To drop into a drunken stupor; become unconscious from drink …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pass out — (v.) lose consciousness, 1915, from PASS (Cf. pass) (v.) + OUT (Cf. out). Probably from weakened sense of earlier meaning to die (1899). Meaning to distribute is attested from 1926 …   Etymology dictionary

  • pass out — ► pass out 1) become unconscious. 2) Brit. complete one s initial training in the armed forces. Main Entry: ↑pass …   English terms dictionary

  • pass out — vi to lose consciousness <three men passed out from heat exhaustion (F. J. Bell)> …   Medical dictionary

  • pass out — [v] become unconscious, usually from abusing a substance black out*, drop, faint, keel over*, lose consciousness, swoon; concept 308 …   New thesaurus

  • pass out — index disburse (distribute), disperse (disseminate), divide (distribute), parcel Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William …   Law dictionary

  • pass\ out — v informal 1. To lose consciousness; faint. She went back to work while she was still sick, and finally she just passed out. Compare: give out(3) 2. or slang pass out cold To drop into a drunken stupor; become unconscious from drink. After three… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • pass out — phrasal verb Word forms pass out : present tense I/you/we/they pass out he/she/it passes out present participle passing out past tense passed out past participle passed out 1) [intransitive] to suddenly become unconscious, for example because you …   English dictionary

  • pass out — verb 1. pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑faint, ↑conk, ↑swoon • Derivationally related forms: ↑swoon (for: ↑swoon) …   Useful english dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.